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Exempt Vacancies

Resumes and letters of interest should be sent to:

Teresa Smith
Deputy Director, Office of Human Resources

 &

Emily Monk
Senior Advisor, Director’s Office

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Deputy General Counsel / Legal Office

Location:
Springfield

Status:
Full-time, salaried, exempt

Summary:
Reporting directly to the General Counsel, serves as senior legal advisor for variety of Department-wide administrative matters; provides counsel on and review of contracts and grants, program rules and policies, legislation, inter-governmental agreements, litigation, and compliance and risk management issues; supervises staff.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required, license to practice law in the State of Illinois; 8+ years of experience in the practice of law in the public or private sector, with significant exposure to business law, securities law, and/or employment law.  Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience working in state or municipal government.